Cannock conveyancing FAQs

How much council tax must I pay for a property in Cannock Chase District Council?

Cannock is situated in Cannock Chase District Council. Council tax bands are:

Band Cannock Chase District Council Tax (2018/19)
A £1142.37
B £1332.76
C £1523.16
D £1713.55
E £2094.34
F £2475.13
G £2855.92
H £3427.10

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Are you paying more council tax than you should be?

How much stamp duty will I have to pay?

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What is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)?

Can I claim stamp duty relief as a first time buyer?

How much are conveyancing fees for buying or selling a home in Cannock?

Conveyancing fees are made up of 2 parts: the conveyancer's legal fees and disbursements.

Conveyancing disbursements are the third-party costs incurred on behalf of a buyer or seller, e.g. Stamp Duty and landlord fees. Legal fees are for the legal work carried out by the solicitor.

Our legal fees for buying or selling a house in Cannock are fixed, - for a standard conveyancing transaction, your fixed fee conveyancing quote will have no hidden extras

Calculate the conveyancing fees for your Cannock home move

Our conveyancing fees calculator gives an instant conveyancing quote with a detailed breakdown of all fees, costs and disbursements for your Cannock sale or purchase.

Calculate my conveyancing fees with our conveyancing fee calculator

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How much should conveyancing fees cost in 2019?

I'm purchasing a property in Cannock - what searches do I need?

The standard search pack will include:

  • Official or Regulated Local Authority Search
  • Regulated Water Search
  • Residential Environmental Search
  • Chancel search liability

Sometimes the solicitor will recommend specialist searches such as a flood search.

To check the cost of searches on a Cannock move you can use our our conveyancing cost calculator.

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What are conveyancing searches when buying a home and do I need them?

I am buying a leasehold property in Cannock - what do I need to know?

is significantly more complex than buying a freehold property. The numerous common problems awaiting the unsuspecting buyer can include legally technical issues like and onerous clauses in the lease.

A leasehold solicitor will look into all potential issues with the lease and report back to you.

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What you need to know about buying a leasehold property

Should I be wary of buying a leasehold house?

Should I buy a property with a short lease?

What do I need to know if selling a leasehold property in Cannock?

The conveyancing process for a leasehold property is much more involved than for a freehold property.

Leasehold complexity involves additional work on the part of conveyancing solicitors in Cannock, for example sourcing all relevant freeholder information, through to details of any disputes with the current leaseholder.

To help mitigate the delays involved in selling a leasehold house or flat, It is recommended that the vendor contact a lawyer as soon as possible.

I am remortgaging a property in Cannock - do I need a solicitor?

Yes, you will need a remortgage conveyancing solicitor.

The Bank of England base rate is currently 0.75% (Feb 2019). A proactive conveyancing solicitor in Cannock could save you a few mortgage payments on your old rate by completing the conveyancing quickly.

Our conveyancers can act for most UK lenders, so whether you are you are moving to a lifetime tracker mortgage with the Halifax or to a variable-rate mortgage with the Buckinghamshire Building Society, we can assist.

Check your solicitor can act for your lender